Senior SOC Analyst

Published
October 11, 2017
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Description

Sempera promotes innovation dedication, and work enjoyment in everything we do for our clients and employees. Our mission at Sempera is to get back to proven principles….giving our clients top quality….giving our employees a satisfying career. The end result of this culture is the commitment to client and employee satisfaction.

90 day contract to hire

Description

The Managed SOC Sr. Analyst’s primary function is to provide managed security operations center (SOC) analysis associated with customer monitoring activities through the processing and management of incident and request tickets, as they are assigned. Deeper dives into threat hunting are also in scope. The responsibilities include receiving and managing escalations from Tier 1 or 2 Analysts, customers, and other internal groups, as well as managing the full incident handling lifecycle with customers. The Sr. Analyst is expected to contribute to internal documentation and adherence to SLA targets and requirements. The role includes forensic log root cause analysis, and interfacing with clients and associates as needed to resolve complex cases. These Sr. Analysts are expected to participate in, and contribute to planning and implementation of strategic and operational projects in efforts to achieve overall MSS goals. Sr. Analysts are expected to be able to troubleshoot complex problems with little oversight, take ownership and work independently as needed to resolve customer issues.

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of Information Security experience
  • 3+ years Firewall management and rules analysis
  • 1-3 years of systems analysis
  • 2+ years of Managed Security Service Provider Tier-1/2 Analyst/Operator Experience (Preferred)
  • 2+ years of SOC or NOSC analyst experience required
  • Working knowledge of Linux and syslog from CLI
  • Proven ability and past experience performing moderately complex security analysis for information technology is required
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Familiarization with a variety of information and network security monitoring tools (ArcSight SIEM, QRadar SIEM, Splunk, Arbor DDoS Mitigation, Cisco IDS/IPS, Netcool, and Imperva WAF, among others)
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team-centered environment
  • Threat Intelligence or Forensic background is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems or related field

Industry Certifications:

Sr. Analysts should possess the background and experience necessary to obtain Industry or SOC specific certifications as instructed by management. Possible applicable certifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (CISSP-ISSEP)
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)
  • Certified Incident Handler (ECIH)
  • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+)
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Cisco CCNA
  • Cisco CCNP + Security
  • GSEC
  • GCIH
  • GCIA
  • MCSE
  • Linux+

 

Please send resume and rate with summary of skills/experience to jobs@sempera-us.com

Thank you for your interest in working with Sempera and providing us with your application & information.

 

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